Seal Beach, CA (Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave)




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About Seal Beach, CA (Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave is currently $2,331, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in California.

Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Seal Beach, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, 100.0% of the real estate in the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Furthermore, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 56.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 13.1% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood has more Lebanese and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 4.4% have Arab ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Furthermore, the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.6% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood in Seal Beach are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood, 37.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.9%), and 20.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood in Seal Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (24.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (16.2%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Seal Beach Blvd / Westminster Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Seal Beach 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sharon Christa Mcauliffe Middle
4112 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
06-08
J. H. Mcgaugh Elementary
1698 Bolsa Ave.
Seal Beach, CA, 90740
KG-05
Richard Henry Lee Elementary
11481 Foster Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
KG-05
Oak Middle
10821 Oak St.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
06-08
Jack L. Weaver Elementary
11872 Wembley Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
KG-05
Francis Hopkinson Elementary
12582 Kensington Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
KG-05
Los Alamitos Elementary
10862 Bloomfield St.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
KG-05
Los Alamitos High
3591 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
09-12
Rossmoor Elementary
3272 Shakespeare Dr.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
KG-05
Laurel High (Continuation)
10291 Bloomfield St.
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
09-12

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